# Bandwidth Calculator

Use the Bandwidth Calculator to calculate the required bandwidth needed based on the user's internet speed and the estimated number of participants. In computing, the bandwidth is the maximum rate of data transfer across a given path.

## Before using the Bandwidth Calculator

The Bandwidth Calculator will need following information:

- The speed of your internet connection.

- To determine your internet speed, you can use this online tool:

https://speed.cloudflare.com/ .

- To determine your internet speed, you can use this online tool:

- The number of teachers in your school and how many of them will simultaneously use or access the myViewBoard ecosystem.
- The number of students expected to use Virtual Classroom at the same time.

## Using the Bandwidth Calculator

The Bandwidth Calculator is accessible on myviewBoard.com website.

- Sign in to the myViewBoard.com website.
- On the home page, click the Bandwidth Calculator tile.
- Follow the instructions shown on screen.

## Understanding the Results

Knowing your bandwidth capacity ensures you and your audience experience minimal issues while using the myViewBoard ecosystem.

At the end of the calculation, the following screen will appear:

The result screen shows the bandwidth needed based on the following cases:

- Audio
- Audio + Video within myViewBoard
- Audio + Video while using Zoom

Results show the estimated amount of bandwidth needed for High Quality, 720 High Definition, or Full High Definition settings.